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If you own or operate a fleet of vehicles or a commercial truck, chances are you’ve encountered a bad ball joint or two. How do you catch one before it breaks, and why is it important? Old Hickory Car Care Center in Jackson, TN has the answers.

At Old Hickory Car Care Center in Jackson, TN, we understand that maintenance is the difference between a truck that makes it to the million-mile mark and a truck that doesn’t come close. Here are some tips to keep your truck in shape for many miles to come.

Obviously, your brakes are essential. However, it’s easy to neglect or ignore brake issues, and even miss them altogether; as long as the truck still stops, many people don’t see the need to have their brakes serviced. From Old Hickory Car Care Center in Jackson, TN, here are some common brake issues, and why you should fix them.

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Though transmissions are generally reliable, there are a great number of issues that can develop with one. From Old Hickory Car Care Center in Jackson, TN, here’s a general overview of the types of problems your transmission may develop, all of which we service and repair.

gas engine

While diesel engines have become more common in trucks and certain cars, overwhelmingly the most common car, truck, and SUV powerhouse found on the road today is the gasoline combustion engine. At Old Hickory Car Care Center in Jackson, our technicians are skilled in every aspect of gasoline engine maintenance and repair, to keep yours reliably on the road and running strong.

hand turning key in ignition

At Old Hickory Car Care Center in Jackson, TN, our goal is to help you understand your transmission a little better and keep your car, truck, or SUV reliably on the road. If you ever hit the key and your engine fails to turn over, whether it’s once a month, once a week, or every day, you’ve got the beginnings of an issue worth dealing with.

boot with a foot on the pedal

At Old Hickory Car Care Center in Jackson, TN, we know your Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge pickup was designed for optimal power, torque, and towing and hauling ability, no matter what the job is. We also know that while getting up to speed in a timely fashion is important, your diesel pickup’s ability to stop is equally essential.

Your Chevy, Ram or Ford pickup is equipped with an Electronic Control Unit, or ECU, that acts as the “brain” of your diesel truck. At Old Hickory Car Care Center in Jackson, TN, we have the technology, technicians, and equipment necessary to reprogram and service even the most sophisticated electronic controls.

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